Cal Fire

Small fire creeps up on homes near Bell Air Drive

A small fire sparked by a water agency mower burned a half acre of land off of Bell Air Drive Monday afternoon but was quickly contained by fire officials. The fire started around ...

Half-acre fire backs up close to homes

Cal Fire crews contained a fire near Auburn homes to half-an-acre Monday. The fire started around 2 p.m. Monday and aircraft was initially called in for support for an area on fir ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Daniel Berlant

This week Journal City and Multimedia Editor Andrew DiLuccia caught up Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant about the Robbers Fire and its impact. Berlant spoke with Newsmakers on W ...

Another View: Fire reminds us of what to be grateful for

This week and last our coverage was dominated by the Robbers Fire. This fire was threatening and no doubt caused fear for evacuated homeowners. We also extend our sympathies to th ...

Another View: New fee doesn?t pay for prevention, response

While the July 15 opinion piece in the Auburn Journal (Our View: "Seeing fire crews in action money well spent") is 100 percent correct in stating these are dollars well spent and ...

Wave to the firefighters

Friday the 13th is supposed to be an unlucky day, but it turned out to be a great day for me when about 10 a.m. I encountered a parade of beautiful red Cal Fire trucks headed into ...

Inmates learn new skills, work on the frontlines

The Robbers Fire has left 2,500 acres and one home destroyed in the wake of its flames ? making it even more vital for agencies across California to pull their resources together u ...

Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained

UPDATE 7:40 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,400 acres by Sunday evening - up from 2,250 earlier in the day - but firefighters were able to contain 30 percent of it. The ...

Our View: Seeing fire crews in action money well spent

What started with a spark and 25 acres has ballooned into more than 1,900 acres of forestland on fire and more than 1,900 fire personnel trying to stop the spread. In the constan ...

Our View: Seeing fire crews in action money well spent

What started with a spark and 25 acres has ballooned into more than 1,000 acres of forestland on fire and more than 1,000 fire personnel trying to stop the spread. In the constan ...